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HAProxy vs Perforce: What are the differences?

What is HAProxy? The Reliable, High Performance TCP/HTTP Load Balancer. HAProxy (High Availability Proxy) is a free, very fast and reliable solution offering high availability, load balancing, and proxying for TCP and HTTP-based applications.

What is Perforce? Self-hosted Version Control Software. Visibility, access control, workflow and code management for Git environments. Flexibility of collaborating on the same codebase and code reviews using any combination of Perforce and Git workflows and tools without compromise.

HAProxy can be classified as a tool in the "Load Balancer / Reverse Proxy" category, while Perforce is grouped under "Code Collaboration & Version Control".

"Load balancer" is the top reason why over 118 developers like HAProxy, while over 2 developers mention "Great for Enterprise level use" as the leading cause for choosing Perforce.

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Pros of HAProxy
Pros of Perforce
  • 130
    Load balancer
  • 100
    High performance
  • 68
    Very fast
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    Proxying for tcp and http
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    SSL termination
  • 30
    Open source
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    Reliable
  • 20
    Free
  • 18
    Well-Documented
  • 12
    Very popular
  • 7
    Runs health checks on backends
  • 7
    Suited for very high traffic web sites
  • 6
    Scalable
  • 5
    Ready to Docker
  • 4
    Powers many world's most visited sites
  • 2
    Work with NTLM
  • 2
    Ssl offloading
  • 2
    Simple
  • 3
    Great for Enterprise level use
  • 2
    Powerful
  • 2
    Robust
  • 1
    Scalable

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Cons of HAProxy
Cons of Perforce
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    Becomes your single point of failure
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    What is HAProxy?

    HAProxy (High Availability Proxy) is a free, very fast and reliable solution offering high availability, load balancing, and proxying for TCP and HTTP-based applications.

    What is Perforce?

    Visibility, access control, workflow and code management for Git environments. Flexibility of collaborating on the same codebase and code reviews using any combination of Perforce and Git workflows and tools without compromise.

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